List of U.S. state trees

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This is a list of U.S. state trees, including official trees of the following states and U.S. possessions:

State State tree Binomial
nomenclature
Image Year
Alabama Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Longleaf 8246.jpg 1949
clarified 1997[1]
Alaska Sitka Spruce Picea sitchensis Picea sitchensis forest.jpg 1962
Arizona Blue Palo Verde Parkinsonia florida Cercidium floridum whole.jpg 1954
Arkansas Loblolly Pine Pinus taeda Pinus taeda.jpg 1939
American Samoa Pandanus Pandanus Pandanus tectorius (5187732979).jpg
California Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens 030803a redwoodfog.jpg 1937
Giant Sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum Grizzly Giant Mariposa Grove.jpg 1937
Colorado Colorado Blue Spruce Picea pungens Picea pungens tree.jpg 1939
Connecticut White Oak "See Also: Charter Quercus alba PostcardHartfordCTCharterOak1906.jpg 1947
District of Columbia Scarlet Oak Quercus coccinea Quercus coccinea Fe1aJPG.jpg
Delaware American Holly Ilex opaca Americanholly 8046.JPG 1939
Florida Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto Spalmetto2.JPG 1953
Georgia Southern Live Oak Quercus virginiana Live oak Georgetown.jpg 1937
Guam Ipil Intsia bijuga Intsia bijuga.jpg
Hawaii Candlenut Tree Aleurites moluccana Starr 020803-0119 Aleurites moluccana.jpg 1959
Idaho Western White Pine Pinus monticola Pinus monticola1.jpg 1935
Illinois White Oak Quercus alba Quercus alba.jpg 1973
Indiana Tulip Tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG 1931 [2]
Iowa Bur Oak Quercus macrocarpa Raunkiaer.jpg
Kansas Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides Populus deltoides.jpg
Kentucky Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG [3]
Louisiana Bald Cypress Taxodium distichum Taxodium distichum NRCSMS01010.jpg
Maine Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus EasternWhitePine23.jpg 1945
Maryland White Oak
(see also: Wye Oak)
Quercus alba Wye Oak.jpg
Massachusetts American Elm Ulmus americana Img ulmus americana 2209.jpg 1941[citation needed]
Michigan Eastern White Pine Pinus strobus EasternWhitePine23.jpg 1955
Minnesota Red Pine Pinus resinosa Pinus resinosa.jpg
Mississippi Southern Magnolia Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora 2004.jpg
Missouri Flowering Dogwood Cornus florida Floweringdogwood.jpg
Montana Ponderosa Pine Pinus ponderosa Pinus ponderosa 8144t.jpg
Nebraska Eastern Cottonwood Populus deltoides Populus deltoides.jpg
Nevada Single-leaf Pinyon Pinus monophylla Single-leaf pinyon 1.jpg
Bristlecone pine Pinus aristata BristleConeBranch.jpg
New Hampshire American White Birch Betula papyrifera Betula papyrifera1.jpg 1947
New Jersey Northern Red Oak Quercus rubra Quercus rubra 2.JPG
New Mexico Piñon Pine Pinus edulis Pinus edulis.jpg 1949[4]
New York Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg
North Carolina Longleaf Pine Pinus palustris Longleaf 8246.jpg 1963[5]
North Dakota American Elm Ulmus americana Img ulmus americana 2209.jpg 2007[citation needed]
Northern Marianas Flame Tree Delonix regia RoyalPoincianaUSVI.jpg
Ohio Ohio Buckeye Aesculus glabra Aesculus glabra var. glabra.jpg
Oklahoma Eastern Redbud Cercis canadensis Cercis siliquastrum4.jpg
Oregon Douglas-fir Pseudotsuga menziesii Douglas Fir in Lassen VNP-750px.JPG
Pennsylvania Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis Tsuga canadensis cones.jpg
Puerto Rico Silk-cotton Tree Ceiba pentandra Kapok tree Honolulu.jpg
Rhode Island Red Maple Acer rubrum Acer rubrum 001.jpg 1964
South Carolina Sabal Palm Sabal palmetto Spalmetto2.JPG 1939[6]
South Dakota Black Hills Spruce Picea glauca
var. densata
Picea glauca.jpg 1947[7]
Tennessee Tulip-tree Liriodendron tulipifera Liriodendronflower0117.JPG
Texas Pecan Carya illinoinensis Pecan orchard.jpg 1919
US Virgin Islands Yellow Elder Tecoma stans Tecoma stans, flowers+pods.jpg
Utah Quaking Aspen Populus tremuloides Quaking aspen Populus tremuloides trio.jpg 2014[8]
Vermont Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg 1949
Virginia Flowering dogwood Cornus florida Floweringdogwood.jpg
Washington Western Hemlock Tsuga heterophylla Tsuga heterophylla1.jpg [9]
West Virginia Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg
Wisconsin Sugar Maple Acer saccharum Acer saccharum foliage.jpg 1949[10]
Wyoming Plains Cottonwood Populus deltoides
subsp. monilifera
Populus deltoides.jpg

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official Alabama Tree". Alabama Emblems, Symbols and Honors. Alabama Department of Archives & History. 2003-11-06. Retrieved 2007-03-22. 
  2. ^ Ind. Code §1-2-7-1 (1931)
  3. ^ http://www.lrc.ky.gov/krs/002%2D00/095.pdf KRS002.095
  4. ^ "New Mexico Secretary of State: KID'S Corner". Retrieved 2009-05-09. 
  5. ^ "North Carolina State Tree". 
  6. ^ "South Carolina Statehouse student web page". Archived from the original on 2007-06-22. Retrieved 2007-07-15. 
  7. ^ "South Dakota State symbols and emblems". Retrieved 2008-10-20. 
  8. ^ from KSL.com "Utah state tree changes thanks to elementary students" page. Retrieved on March 27, 2014
  9. ^ "Symbols of Washington State". Washington State Legislature. Retrieved 2007-03-11. [dead link]
  10. ^ "Wisconsin State Symbols". State of Wisconsin. Retrieved 2011-12-19. 

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